12 Apr 2017

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in the Real World

This webinar covers the most common addiction treatment modalities and content, with specific focus on identifying empirically-based principles of treatment and coordinating care with addiction treatment providers.

Learning Objective 1
Identify the core components of the most common substance use disorder treatment modalities.

Learning Objective 2
Compare substance use disorder treatment options to make realistic and informed recommendations for patients/clients.

Learning Objective 3
Describe common addiction-related behaviors that patients/clients display and how to address them.

Jessica M. PeircePresenter: Jessica M. Peirce, PhD

Dr. Peirce is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is Associate Director of Addiction Treatment Services, an outpatient methadone maintenance treatment clinic, where she provides direct patient care and supervises the psychosocial treatment of 400 patients with opioid dependence. Her research interests center on improving outcomes for urban substance use disorder patients in and out of treatment, with a specific focus on the relationship between new traumatic events and episodes of PTSD and substance use.

Bruce LieseCourse Director: Bruce Liese, PhD

Bruce S. Liese, PhD, ABPP is Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Courtesy Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Kansas, and current President-Elect of the Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP; APA Division 50). Dr. Liese earned his PhD from The University at Albany in 1983. He is a teacher, clinical supervisor, researcher, and clinician.  His work focuses primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of addictive behaviors.  He has been Director of CBT training for a large multi-center NIDA-funded addictions study and over time has supervised hundreds of CB therapists.  Presently he teaches courses on addictive behaviors, psychotherapy, and evidence-based practice in psychology and he supervises more than a dozen psychotherapy trainees.  Dr. Liese has more than 50 publications, and he has co-authored two texts on addictions.  He was Editor of The Addictions Newsletter for ten years, an official publication of APA Division 50.  For his work on this newsletter, Dr. Liese received a President’s Citation from Division 50. He has been chosen to be a member of APA’s Continuing Education Committee, and in 2015 he received the Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training award from APA Division 50.

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